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Noun: butternut squash  'bú-tu(r),nút skwósh
  1. Plant bearing buff-coloured squash having somewhat bottle-shaped fruit with fine-textured edible flesh and a smooth thin rind
    - Cucurbita maxima
  2. Buff-coloured squash with a long usually straight neck and sweet orange flesh

Derived forms: butternut squashes

Type of: winter squash, winter squash plant

Encyclopedia: Butternut squash